By Andrea Falcon
"Brill's spouse to the Reception of Aristotle offers a scientific but obtainable account of the reception of Aristotle's philosophy in antiquity. thus far, there was no complete try and clarify this advanced phenomenon. This quantity fills this lacuna by way of supplying vast assurance of the topic from Hellenistic occasions to the 6th century advert. it's laid out chronologically and the 23 articles are divided into 3 sections: I: The Hellenistic Reception of Aristotle; II: The Post-Hellenistic Engagement with Aristotle; III: Aristotle in past due Antiquity. themes contain Aristotle and the Stoa, Andronicus of Rhodes and the development of the Aristotelian corpus, the go back to Aristotle within the first century BC, the position of Alexander of Aphodisidias and Porphyry within the transmission of Aristotle to past due antiquity. individuals are: Thomas Bénatouïl, Cristina Cerami, Riccardo Chiaradonna, Pieter d'Hoine, John Dillon, Tiziano Dorandi, Christophe Erismann, Andrea Falcon, Pantelis Golitsis, Michael Griffin, R. J. Hankinson, Myrto Hatzimichali, George Karamanolis, Inna Kupreeva, David Lefebvre, Sara Magrin, Jaap Mansfeld, Alexandra Michalewski, Jan Opsomer, Georgia Tsouni, Angela Ulacco, Francesco Verde, Arnaud Zucker"--Provided by way of publisher. Read more...
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Aristotle And The Hellenistic Peripatos 29 This should not come as a surprise. From the beginning, the early Peripatos propelled Aristotelianism toward particular kinds of inquiry, mainly governed by exoteric works and a materialist reading of hylomorphism. Paradoxically enough, the catalogues of their work and the nature of their research give the impression both that they knew very little of the Aristotelian school treatises and that where they took an interest in Aristotle’s most distinctive theses, it was mainly to criticize them.
63; Hesychius, Life of Aristotle [Vita Menagiana] 18–21. 6 Except for Critolaus and Diodorus, dates are those of the scholarchate. Critolaus can be dated by his participation in the famous Roman Embassy of 156/155 BC, alongside Diogenes of Babylon (a representative of the Stoics) and Carneades (of the Academy). 7 Chiaradonna 2013: 31–33. 16 Lefebvre himself to physics, defending new positions and saying little about ethics—in Cicero’s eyes a double betrayal of his own school. 14). Cicero’s conclusions seem at least biased.
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